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Foster Field Airport

Apple River, IL

Phone: 815-947-3248
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Attendance: Attended
Elevation:990 ft (301.8 m) (Estimated)
Location:6.00 mi. SW of Apple River
Beacon: Not present
Instrument Procedures:(None)
Runway length: 2996 ft
Fees:Tiedown, Hangar, Parking
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Runway 18/36

Dimensions:2996 x 30ft. / 913.2 x 9.1mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:non-std
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
18982.2ft. MSL

0.8% down
basicNo Data187' Disp Threshold
Tree, 80 ft Right of center, 42 ft high, 673 ft from end, 11:1 clearance slope
20 Ft+ Brush & Trees 80 Ft L&R 0 Ft on Fence Line Rwy 18 Slope is 201 to Disp Thrs Dsplcd Thlds Rys 18 & 36 Nstd White Stripe & Nrs - No Arrows
36959.1ft. MSL

0.8% up
basicNo Data57' Disp Threshold
Tree, 188 ft Right of center, 26 ft high, 1,043 ft from end, 32:1 clearance slope
N Ry 36 Slope is 42:1 to Disp Thrs

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Operations & More Information

Lat/Long:N42 27.9867' / W90 10.1633'
Charts:NACO: Chicago Sectional
Mag Var:01E (1985)
ARTCC:Chicago (ZAU)
FSS:Kankakee (IKK)
NOTAM Facility:
Approach/Departure Control Facility
Pattern Altitude:
Light Aircraft1790
Wind Indicator:Present (unlit)
Seg. Circle:No
Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
  • medium intensity: 7 clicks in 3 secs
Actvt MIRL Ry 18/36 - CTAF - 7 Clicks Beacon Out of Service Indefly

Aircraft & Activity

Based GA Aircraft

Single Engine:6
Multi Engine:

Airport Activity

GA Local:500
GA Itinerant:1,500
Air Taxi:

(12-month period ending on 3/31/2012)

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Contact Addresses

Owner:Airport Manager:
Ag-Tech Air LLCDrew Spidahl
9680 W Deerfield Ln9680 W Deerfield Ln
Lena, IL 61048Lena, IL 61048
815-947-3248 (Office) 815-947-3248 (Office)